2020 Specialized Epic Hardtail

High-end component level carbon frame crosscountry bike

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2020 Specialized Epic Hardtail
  • MSRP $2,120
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    RockShox Judy
  • Wheels 29″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM NX Eagle
Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2020 Specialized Epic Hardtail
25 mph
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26 mph

The 2020 Epic Hardtail is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Epic Hardtail won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Geometry
Build
FrameSpecialized FACT 11m, XC Geometry, Rider-First Engineered™, threaded BB, 12x148mm rear spacing, internal cable routing
ForkRockShox Judy Gold 29, Motion Control damper, 42mm offset, 15x110mm thru-axle, 100mm of travel
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB, threaded BB
StemSpecialized XC, 3D-forged alloy, 4-bolt, 6-degree rise
HandlebarSpecialized Alloy Minirise, 10mm rise, 750mm, 31.8mm clamp
SaddleBody Geometry Power Sport, hollow Cr-Mo rails
SeatpostSpecialized, alloy, single-bolt, 30.9mm
PedalsSpecialized Dirt
GripsSpecialized Trail Grips
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM NX Eagle, 12-speed
ShiftersSRAM SX Eagle, trigger, 12-speed
CrankSRAM X1000 Eagle, DUB, 170/175mm, Steel, 32T
CassetteSRAM PG-1210 Eagle, 11-50t
ChainSRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
BrakesShimano MT-501, hydraulic disc, resin pad
Wheels
RimsSpecialized XC 29, 25mm internal width, disc-specific
SpokesDT Swiss Industry
Front HubSpecialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 15x110mm thru-axle, 24h
Rear HubSpecialized, sealed cartridge bearings, 12x148mm thru-axle, 28h
TiresFast Trak, Control casing, GRIPTON® compound, 60 TPI, 2Bliss Ready, 29x2.3"
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